[Tel Aviv University, Branco Weiss Research in Education] Prof' Daniel Bar-Tal: The psychological implications of the occupation on the occupier
(Translated from Hebrew by IAM)
Invitation for a lecture by Prof' Daniel Bar-Tal at the Cinematheque, Jerusalem on 07/12 at 19:00 on the issue of the psychological implications of the occupation on the occupier
"And the land changed its face" - The influence of the occupation and war on the society in Israel
The Social Economic Academy (SEA) and the Jerusalem Cinematheque invite to lectures and films series to critically analyze the social, financial and cultural implications of the occupation on the Israeli society. The series will take place once a month.
On Monday 7th December
So, how to deal with this occupation?
Lecture by Prof' Daniel Bar-Tal
From School of Education, Tel Aviv University
Even though long occupation of peoples and societies in not uncommon in our time, it is possible to say that in some cases where it occurs, there is severe implications on all participating sides. The lecture will analyze the psychological implications of the occupation on the perceptions and beliefs of the occupier - The Jewish society in Israel. Will be described a mechanism of large segments of the occupying society develops in order to refrain from the psychological hardships that those challenges evoke: Dynamic psychological mechanism and a psychological sociological mechanism, centered by mechanism of sociological beliefs. At the end will be presented thoughts on the relations between those mechanisms and the strive to end the occupation.